If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too… If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, Or walk with kings – nor lose the common touch; […]

…the most important qualities in a city planner are “principled”, “integrity”, “professionalism”, and “passion”. Brent Toderian, Former Vancouver Planning Director

What a riot! Either product design gone completely mad or some futurist trend I am not Getting; and isn’t the beauty (and true sustainability) of plumbing that you don’t have to plug it in?  (Amazing what water pressure can do!) Will it really come to having to to reboot the toilet?

Streets Alive! Project – Call for Artists

Streets Alive! Project – Call for Artists ucberkeleyplanning:   The Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund recently funded artistic treatments ‘on 7 of utility  boxes on the campus edge that reflect UC Berkeley’s actions and visions of sustainability.’  The project is a partnership with the Earth Island Institute to make 60 utility boxes in downtown Berkeley works of art.  […]